Compliance and Forensic Accountant
Location: Nottingham/London
Salary: National: £59,532 - £68,259
London: £65,622 - £75,239


HMRC is the UK's tax, payments and customs authority. 

We have approximately 140 Compliance and Forensic Accountants within HMRC and by joining us you will be able to support HMRC’s drive to tackle avoidance and criminality – while making a positive difference to the nation’s finances. You will play an active role in high-profile issues and ultimately your work will touch the lives of everyone in the UK. 

Person specification

• At least 5 years post qualification experience which must include experience of companies and businesses in (1) a financial accounting, auditing or forensic role in an accountancy firm or (2) HMRC at the same grade or grade below as a compliance or forensic accountant or (3) a financial accounting or compliance/forensic accounting role in another government department or (4) industry as a financial accountant; 

• Ability to demonstrate expertise and experience at a sufficient level and authority to appear credible to courts, tribunals, accountancy firms, customers and senior HMRC officers. 


Qualification from, and continuing membership of, the ICAEW, ICAS, ICAI, ACCA or CIMA


We'll assess you against these competencies during the selection process:

  • Leading and communicating
  • Making effective decisions
  • Seeing the big picture
  • Delivering at pace

You must provide evidence against the following on your application form:

  • Leading and communicating
  • Delivering at pace
  • Sift/interview dates and location
  • Sifting will take place in early March 2017 with interviews being held later in March/early April 2017.